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Nepal quake death toll climbs to 1,910

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal police official says at least 1,910 people have been killed, including at least 721 in Kathmandu, in the immense weekend earthquake centered outside of the capital of the Himalayan nation.<p>Deputy Inspector General of Police Komal Singh Bam says the death toll is …

3 Cute & Simple Party Decor DIYs Using Washi Tape

Decoration doesn’t get much simpler or cuter than this! Use a toothpick as the base for tape flags, and let the colors fly.<p>If you’ve been tempted to buy a stack of <b>decorative</b> <b>washi tape</b>, do it! They’re far more functional than the term ‘decorative’ leads you to believe, and can be used for <b>endless DIY</b> …

Nail Klub: Prove Your ‘Metal’ with Our Nail Foil Tutorial!

The ladies of Nail Klub have long been lured in by the luster of <b>nail foils</b>. As simple as a nail sticker and available in a huge variety of metallic, iridescent, and sparkly designs, nail foils are a fast way to <b>add a huge dose of dazzle</b> to your look.<p>We found our foils and the special, pearlescent …

Oh Beehive! A Retro ‘Do How-To, Inspired By Our Latest Stylebook

When first tasked with <b>recreating the bodacious beehive hairdo</b> from our latest stylebook, Summer in Focus, I was naive enough to think it would be a breeze! How much different could it be than creating a classic bouffant? Well, I got my answer. I could tease my hair all day and use all the hairspray …

Life Doesn’t Frighten Me: Maya Angelou’s Courageous Children’s Verses, Illustrated by Basquiat

Fear is the enemy of creativity, the hotbed of mediocrity, a critical obstacle to mastering life. Few embody the defiance of fear with greater dignity and grace than reconstructionist Maya Angelou, who has overcome remarkable hardships — childhood rape, poverty, addiction, bereavement — to become …

The Best Illustrated Children’s Books and Picture Books of 2012

On the heels of this year’s best science books, art books, design books, and philosophy and psychology books, the 2012 best-of reading lists continue with the annual roundup of the year’s ten-or-so most delightful children’s and picturebooks. (Catch up on last year’s roundup here.)<p>HENRI’S WALK TO …

Cardboard Crafts for Kids and Parties

Happy Monday, folks! Did ya know that Earth Day is just one week away? April is <i>flying</i> by! While Earth Day may not be a holiday you celebrate like …

Teepee DIY!

Unless you are living in an actual tent in the woods, you couldn’t have missed the children’s teepee and tent craze! No nothing seems to be more …

Small Measures: Homemade Watercolors

I share my home, and my life, with an MFA-toting husband (whose concentration was in painting and color theory), and an active, inquisitive, …

Easy Homemade Sidewalk Chalk

Endless Summer Projects | Crafting a Bug House - Classic Play!

by Jennifer Cooper, posted on June 19th, 2013 in Endless Summer Projects<p>Are your kids on Summer Vacation yet? How are you holding up so far? This is …

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Frozen Water Beads Play

Have your kids experienced water beads yet? We have had lots of fun with them in the past when we had creative play with water beads. Water beads are …